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El Sol Gambia

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Senegambia Area | Opposite Holiday Beach Club Hotel, Kololi 1000, Gambia
+220 732 0000
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11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Mon 16:00 - 22:30
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 22:30
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was lovely but the service was a bit average - waited nearly an hour and a half for our food to arrive. Think they forgot about us, but when it did eventually turn up, it was good.

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United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now that they have moved to the old Love2 on the strip sadly food not as good Our food was cold and returned to kitchen came back out luke warm Owner did offer free drink Must add lovely friendly staff and clean and tidy But won't be heading back

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Redmire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One meal we had was gorgeous, next time we went, it wasn't as good. The red snapper is to be recommended.

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Thank Jane W
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not really very Mexican - why no salsa or guacamole as base ingredients readily available? What we had was ok burrito and fajitas just not Mexican enough

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Thank Andrew H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food with a great Ambience and great service highly recommend the fillet steak, Nacho Supremo, Enchiladas, Fajitas in fact 4 of us ate here twice and everything was superb planning on coming again before the end of our holiday

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Kotu, Gambia
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First class and in its new location. Stylish inside and a lovely outside terrace above road level. Good service and excellent cuisine

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Bijilo, Gambia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Not only Mexican food. I live in Gambia and el sol has become like an extention of my living room. Every time the food is superb. Try the carrot ginger soup . Heaven on earth !

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Kololi, Gambia
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best Mexican restaurants I've ever been to. Amazing display of simple art on the walls which gives a great ambiance.. The food design is dry good and the taste is also just as good. Would recommend to anyone a million times.

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Banjul, Gambia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Delicious, clean and cheap Mexican restaurant in the Gambia. We go there ones in a week. I STRONGLY ADVICE.

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1 Thank Dursun Ali K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

The starters were amazing and then came the juicy Emiliano Garlic Steak. The food is always good and the restaurant is very easy locate. Top from Day1.

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Thank William A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 17
Cuisine
Mexican, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
16:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Senegambia Area | Opposite Holiday Beach Club Hotel, Kololi 1000, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Kololi
  • Phone Number: +220 732 0000
Description
El Sol, Mexican Cuisine & Beyond is a restaurant serving modern Mexican and international food in a trendy and cosy setting at affordable prices. Located in the Senegambia area 50 steps away from Aquarius Night Club Kololi. Enjoy pre-dinner cocktails at our bar or have some tapas and drinks on our terrace. We are now also open for lunch with a new menu of light bites, salads, burgers, sandwiches and some of our best tapas.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?